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Materials Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLB) Exchange-traded Fund (ETF)

The investment seeks to provide investment results that, before expenses, correspond generally to the price and yield performance of publicly traded equity securities of companies in the Materials Select Sector Index. The fund invests at least 95% of assets in companies of the materials sector, as classified by the S&P Composite Stock Index. The fund's sector includes companies from the following industries: chemicals, construction materials, containers and packaging, materials and mining and paper and forest products. It is non-diversified.
XLB ETF Inception Date: Dec 16, 1998
XLB ETF Family: State Street Global Advisors
XLB ETF Category: Natural Resources
XLB ETF Net Asset: $1.78B
XLB ETF Year-to-Date Performance 10.78%
XLB ETF 1 Year Performance -5.58%
XLB ETF 3 Year Performance 21.50%


Compare Materials Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLB) within Natural Resources category

Compare Materials Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLB) with other Natural Resources category EFTs

ETFYear to DateOne YearThree Year
PowerShares S&P SmallCap Materials (PSCM)22.88%5.37%0
EGShares Basic Materials GEMS ETF (LGEM)1.86%00
FlexShares Mstar Gbl Upstrm Nat Res ETF (GUNR)7.69%00
Global X Fertilizers/Potash ETF (SOIL)13.59%00
IQ Global Resources ETF (GRES)3.80%-9.90%0
Jefferies TR/J CRB Global Commodity Eq (CRBQ)12.32%-9.05%0
PowerShares Global Agriculture (PAGG)12.44%-7.76%19.72%
Market Vectors Agribusiness ETF (MOO)12.05%-5.12%24.03%
Market Vectors Glb Alternatve Energy ETF (GEX)8.52%-46.13%-12.53%


Compare Materials Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLB) ETF with top Natural Resources Mutual Funds

Compare Mutual Funds with ETFs

FundYTD%1 Year3 YearMojo Score
Natural Resources Category Average6.50-14.4419.06
Fidelity Select Materials Portfolio12.72-1.6731.880.87
Rydex Basic Materials A12.09-8.7027.710.85
ICON Materials S10.40-4.9324.770.85
AllianzGI Global Water Institutional12.861.6021.010.84
Rydex Basic Materials Inv9.40-11.6622.160.84
AllianzGI Global Water A12.821.3420.610.84
Fidelity Select Chemicals Portfolio18.148.6534.410.83
T. Rowe Price Real Assets8.48-10.1400.81
Fidelity Advisor Materials T12.57-2.2231.140.79
Rydex Basic Materials C9.16-12.5020.950.79


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